Definition: highly ornate
Definition: highly ornate
Sentences Containing 'baroque'
16th and early 17th century Palladian and English baroque architects.
A common Renaissance and Baroque theme is females that are abducted or seduced by divinities.
A number of his works were adapted for Baroque lute by Roman Turovsky.
A typical Baroque absolute ruler, he died at Ansbach in 1667.
Alessandro Bardelli (1583–1633) was an Italian painter of the Baroque period.
Antonio Dusi was an Italian painter of the Baroque period, mainly active in Brescia.
Built in 1774-1776, it is considered the most significant late baroque residence in northwestern Switzerland.
Burnt down by the Hussites, revived in the 16th century, in the 17th century rebuilt in the Baroque style.
By 1787 it had been rebuilt, mainly in late baroque, but partly neoclassical style.
Domenico Piola (1627 – 8 April 1703) was a Genoese painter of the Baroque period.
During the Baroque period, the mosque built by the Turks was transformed into a church.
Finally between 1986 and 1989 both the interior and exterior of the residence were restored to their baroque character.
Flute sonatas in the Baroque period were very often accompanied in the form of basso continuo.
He also the founder and artistic director of the baroque music ensemble, Il Seminario Musicale.
He edited Bach’s unaccompanied cello suites and several Baroque operas.
He led performances of Baroque operas at Herrenhausen in Hanover, Germany, from 1958 to 1966.
He preserved the main elements of the Baroque garden (such as the "Grand Parterre").
He was also teacher of the Baroque composer and organist John Blow.
Here too, the original Baroque ceilings have survived.
In 1718 he moved to Mexico where he worked as an architect and sculptor and specialized in the Baroque architecture.
In the very late Renaissance and early Baroque, a sinfonia was an alternative name for a canzona, fantasia or ricercar.
It covered European Renaissance and Baroque painting and Danish Golden Age art.
It has an octagonal tower, a Baroque retable (16th century) and a Renaissance retable of the "Coronation of Mary".
It was built between 1718 and 1726 in the Baroque style.
It was issued in English translation as "The Baroque Double Bass Violone", and has been well received by critics.
Its Baroque dome is constructed on pendentives.
Its rich variety of historic architecture includes Renaissance, Baroque and Gothic buildings.
Jasper Broers (1682, Antwerp – 1716, Antwerp), was a Flemish Baroque painter.
Joseph Anton Merz (1681 – 7 January 1750) was a German Baroque painter.
Many of its homes feature Chinese Baroque architecture.
Natale Monferrato (1603–1685) was an Italian baroque composer.
Nearby is the Baroque sanctuary of Vicoforte.
Orpheus is known for performances of repertoire ranging from Baroque masterworks to contemporary commissions.
Other churches are designed mostly in baroque style.
Peter Paul Rubens was a well known artist during the Baroque era.
Rococo, a decadent form, replaced baroque as the dominant style.
The Baroque Era emerged in the beginning of the 17th century.
The baroque facades comprise an overall width of about 700 metres.
The Baroque ridge turret was added in the 18th century.
The Baroque style church is located on the site of the 1st-century temple of the Dioscuri.
The castle of Frauenfeld is an example of late baroque and classical architecture.
The culture of the Baroque era left a lasting mark on this part of the city.
The interiors and exteriors were decorated with Baroque sculptures by Matthias Braun, the most famous of which are the Virtues and Vices.
The latter featured contemporary compositions played on baroque period instruments.
The Lutheran church of the Baroque observed the feast as "Mariae Reinigung" (Purification of Mary).
The mission is Mexican Baroque with significant indigenous influence.
The paintings represent Late Baroque Italian Classicism.
The Palazzo del Senato is a Baroque architecture palace in central Milan.
The structure was designed by the Baroque architect Julius Ludwig Rothweil and was completed in 1702.
Thus, it satisfied the baroque ideal of opening towards the infinity.
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